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It is finally official and everybody is talking about how the Green Bay Packers are essentially dead as a doornail with the Texans awaiting them on Sunday night.
Green Bay is done and Aaron Rodgers is overrated a a quarterback, right?
While a 2-3 record was not in the October plans for the ‘Lambeau Leapers’ all is not lost for a team that on paper still possesses elite talent when healthy.
Losing Cedric Benson (lisfranc) for perhaps the season (minimum eight weeks) and Greg Jennings for at least this game (ankle), could end up hitting them like a ton of bricks.
Even B.J. Raji (ankle), D.J. Williams (hamstring) and Jermichael Finley (shoulder) are nicked up as well and they all remain ‘questionable’ heading into their heavyweight battle with the undefeated Texans.
Aaron Rodgers is still the same machine that put up 48 total TD a season and average 40 PP...
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Im sure all football fans can agree that Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hasnt been looking like themselves and if you dont think so, Rodgers agrees that he himself hasnt been playing his best football. Our friends over at ProfootballZone.com has a snippet of Rodgers interview with 540 AM in Milwaukee via NFL.com: “I set the bar high and I expect to play at a higher level...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Now that the Packers have a 2-3 record and are struggling this season, the questions to quarterback Aaron Rodgers during his weekly meeting with the media were a bit more direct than usual. Rodgers addressed the offense's issues, his interceptions, playing the undefeated Houston Texans this weekend and much more.Five question-and-answer highlights:1. Why do...
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers talks about the state of his season; plus injury reports and much, much more from a newsworthy Wednesday at Lambeau Field.
At 2-3 are the Green Bay Packers in trouble?Last season the Packers survived off the arm of Aaron Rodgers who threw 45 touchdowns and only 3 interceptions. Thus far in 2012, Rodgers has only 10 touchdowns to 4 interceptions, which projects him to have approximately 32 touchdowns and 13 interceptions on the season. Those stats are not the stats a winning team can have when surviving...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There's defiance in their voices -- a sense of frustration that some of the blame is falling on them. The Packers' wide receivers believe they've done their part this season. They've watched the film of the first five games, and it all checks out. They see plenty of separation between themselves and the cornerbacks assigned to cover them. They look...
Our weekly 21-point game preview leads off with the matchup within the matchup: J.J. Watt's excellence in batting down passes against Aaron Rodgers' excellence in avoiding deflections. Plus, Clay Matthews, Duane Brown, Andre Johnson and much, much more in what is guaranteed to be the biggest and best preview in the world.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The relationship between Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and tight end Jermichael Finley frequently boils down to one word: chemistry.
In Finley's mind, chemistry between the two is often directly related to his personal statistics and those of the offense as a whole. With Green Bay's 2-3 record and an offense ranked 21st in the NFL in total yards and...
Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver 1. Matt Ryan vs. Oakland Arian Foster vs. Green Bay Percy Harvin vs. Washington 2. Peyton Manning vs. San Diego LeSean McCoy vs. Detroit Julio Jones vs. Oakland 3. Aaron Rodgers vs. Houston Ray Rice vs. Dallas Calvin Johnson vs. Philadelphia 4. Robert Griffin III vs. Minnesota Trent Richardson vs. … Continue reading »
This isn't going to be an easy win. On offense, the Patriots have scored more points than any other team in the league, and they're in the top ten in passing and rushing yardage, although it's primarily the threat of their passing attack that's kept their run game effective. The Seahawks have a top five defensive unit, but if they want to be known as one of the...